We now have a number of resources aimed specifically at local government. Some pages include signposting to government resources, other pages show how IT Norwich Ltd can provide services to local government whether they are using commercial and closed source systems or are in the process of moving to open systems.
If you are a clerk or a councillor or are a digital champion for your local council, please check out these links:
IT Norwich Ltd and the Local Digital Declaration
Discusses the Local Digital Declaration published by the UK Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.
Open Source IT Services for Parish and Town Councils
Discusses how Open Source relates to the Technology Code of Practice also published by the UK Government.
Is Your Local Council Being Grown Up About UK GDPR?
As of December 2022 very few local councils are adhering to best practice.
Registering a .gov.uk Domain Name and Managing DNS
Signposting and support for registering a .gov.uk domain and getting help to manage it afterwards.
Why Nextcloud is ideal for Parish Councils
An example of an open source data sharing and collaboration tool ideal for local government.
IT Norwich Ltd Community Technology Programme
Our Community Technology Programme includes discounts for support and now applies to local government.
Added Email Security on your Parish or Town Councils Microsoft 365 Platform
Local Government Customers – 50% off setup fees for Vade for M365 .
Business Backup, Archiving and Compliance Tools for Councils on Microsoft 365 Tenants
Dropsuite Business Backup, Archiving and Compliance Tools for Microsoft 365 Tenants
Open Source Web Site Visitor Tracking for Councils
See our article that discusses this in a local government setting.